Failing to control orientation, orbital robot self destructs

[Tracy B. Harms (2016 04 27 13:10)]

Autonomous control of perception is really important when building autonomous devices:

Software error doomed Japanese Hitomi spacecraft : Nature News & Comment

http://www.nature.com/news/software-error-doomed-japanese-hitomi-spacecraft-1.19835?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatureNews